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ODPH Letter re: Canada's Poverty Reduction Strategy

Letter to the Federal Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development regarding Opportunity For All: Canada's First Poverty Reduction Strategy, Household Food Insecurity Measurement and Basic Income Pilot.

Communications Executive Food Insecurity Workgroup 2018 Advocacy Public Executive

DC/ODPH/OPHA Joint Letter re: Food Epi Report

Joint letter (Dietitians of Canada (Ontario), Ontario Dietitians in Public Health and the Ontario Public Health Association) to Deputy Ministers of Health and Long-term Care, Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, Education, and Child and Youth Services) calling attention to the report, “Creating healthier food environments in Canada: Current policies and priority actions, Ontario Fall 2017” as it offers evidence-based recommendations that can improve the food environment and eating behaviours of Ontarians.

Communications response letter 2018 Public Executive

Letter of thanks - DC - unlockfood. ca

Communications 2018 Advocacy Public Executive

Liaison Coordinator Report Jan 2018 (ES)

report from working groups

January Executive Liaison Report 2018 Public Executive

Liaison Coordinator Report February 2018 (ES)

report from work groups

February Executive Liaison Report 2018 Public Executive

ODPH January 2018 Liaison Report (JH)

Liaison report for January 2018 from Jane Hammingh

January Minutes Executive Liaison Report 2018 Public Executive

ODPH response on the Qualifications for Public Health Professionals Protocol, 2018

ODPH feedback to the Ministry of Health of Health and Long-Term Care on the Qualifications for Public Health Professionals Protocol 2018

Communications Executive December 2017 MOHLTC Public Executive

ODPH response to proposed changes to the Health Protection and Promotion Act

ODPH response to the MOHLTC regarding the proposed changes to the Health Protection and Promotion Act, Regulation #566, Qualification of Board of Health Staff

Communications November Advocacy Committee Executive 2017 MOHLTC Public Executive

ODPH AGM Minutes 2016

ODPH AGM Minutes May 2016

May AGM Minutes Executive 2016 Public Executive

2016-2017 Annual Report ODPH Workgroup

2016-17 ODPH Workgroup Annual Report

May Executive 2016 workgroup highlights 2017 Public Executive

2016-2017 Annual Report

ODPH Annual Report 2016-17

May Annual Report Executive 2016 2017 Public Executive

Trans Fat Technical Consultation: ODPH Response

Trans Fat Technical Consultation: ODPH response December 2016

Communications Advocacy Committee December response letter 2016 Public Executive

ODPH Executive Liaison Report October 2016 AL

ODPH Executive Liaison Report October 2016 AL

Minutes Executive Liaison Report 2016 Public Executive

2015-2016 Annual Report ODPH Workgroups Highlights

ODPH Working Group Highlights that accompany the Annual Report for 2015-2016

May Annual Report Executive 2015 Report 2016 workgroup highlights Public Executive

2015-2016 Annual Report

ODPH's Annual Report for 2015-2016

May Annual Report Executive 2015 Report 2016 Public Executive

ODPH AGM 2015

ODPH Annual General Meeting May, 2015

May AGM Minutes Executive 2015 Public Executive

ODPH Executive Liaison Report April 2016 AL

ODPH Executive Liaison Report April 2016 AL

April Minutes Executive Liaison Report 2016 Public Executive

2014-2015 Annual Report Workgroup Highlights

ODPH Working Group Highlights that accompany the Annual Report for 2014-2015

2014 Annual Report Executive 2015 Public Executive

Ottawa Principles Endorsment Letter

A letter from ODPH to the Childhood Obesity Foundation and the Heart and Stroke Foundation endorsing the ‘Ottawa Principles’. These are a series of principles that outline the scope and regulatory measures needed to curb children’s exposure to persuasive marketing of food and beverages. While the principles do differ slightly from our organization’s position, we have chosen to fully support them.

Communications March Executive 2015 letter of support endorsement M2K Public Executive

Marketing to Children

Related to the HKP consultations, ODPH has sent two letters to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. These two letters address

Communications November 2013 Executive response letter Public Executive

HKP Follow up response - July 31, 2013

ODPH provided a follow up and more thorough response to the  No Time To Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy  - the report from the Healthy Kids Panel, commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Communications 2013 July Executive response letter Public Executive

Appendix A Through C

ODPH provided a follow up and more thorough response to the  No Time To Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy  - the report from the Healthy Kids Panel, commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Communications 2013 July Executive response letter Public Executive

ODPH initial response to Healthy Kids Strategy Report

ODPH provides an initial response to the release of  No Time To Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy  – the report from the Healthy Kids Panel, commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. 

Communications March 2013 Executive response letter Public Executive

ODPH list of priorities to Healthy Kids Panel

ODPH submission to the  Healthy Kids Panel  calling for the panel to take an upstream approach to curbing childhood overweight in Ontario. On October 5, 2012 ODPH had a meeting with Phyllis Tanaka, RD to review our priorities. 

Communications 2012 September Executive response letter Public Executive

Presentation to Healthy Kids Panel

ODPH submission to the  Healthy Kids Panel  calling for the panel to take an upstream approach to curbing childhood overweight in Ontario. On October 5, 2012 ODPH had a meeting with Phyllis Tanaka, RD to review our priorities. 

Communications 2012 September Executive response letter Public Executive

Call for action for the development of an Ontario Food and Nutrition Strategy - ODPH sponsored alPHa resolution

ODPH is advocating for the development of an Ontario Food and Nutrition Strategy (OFNS), and has contributed to this as a member of the Ontario Collaborative Group for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (OCGHEPHA) – a provincial collaboration of not-for-profit, public health and academic organizations dedicated to addressing population-based issues relating to healthy eating, physical activity, healthy weights and the determinants of health, including food access, availability and adequacy. In April 2012, ODPH sponsored an Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa) resolution calling for the developing of a provincial food and nutrition strategy.

Communications April 2012 Executive letter of support endorsement Public Executive

Call for the prohibition of advertising and sale of energy drinks to children and adolescents - ODPH sponsored alPHa resolutio

ODPH sponsored an Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa) resolution to recommend that Health Canada and the Province of Ontario prohibit the advertising and sale of energy drinks to children and adolescents

Communications April 2012 Executive letter of support endorsement Public Executive

Letter to OPHA outlining ONSPPH's recommendations for Ontario's Childhood Obesity Strategy

The government of Ontario released  Ontario's Action Plan for Health Care . Part of the government's action plan is to reduce childhood obesity by 20% over five years. ODPH took the opportunity to share its recommendations on key issues and features of a childhood weight strategy.

Communications 2012 February Executive response letter Public Executive

Letter to the Public Heath Agency of Canada

A letter to the Public Health Agency of Canada to support Dietitians of Canada funding proposal titled "Operationalizing New Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice related to Public Health Nutrition/Health Promotion, into Curriculum".

Communications November 2011 Executive response letter Public Executive

Letter to Health Canada regarding Proposed Approach to Managing Caffeinated Energy Drinks

ODPH applauds Health Canada for proposing a comprehensive approach to managing caffeinated energy drinks. We believe that Health Canada’s proposed approach can be further strengthened. A summary of the changes recommended to Health Canada’s proposed approach are detailed below. Further information and rationale with respect to these recommendations are detailed in the body of this report.

Communications November 2011 Executive response letter Public Executive

Letter to Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport regarding support for Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC)

A letter to the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport (MHPS) to encourage the continued support of the Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC), and to request that ODPH be invited to provide input into NRC’s strategic planning process.

Communications 2011 Executive response letter Public Executive

Response from MHPS

A letter to the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport (MHPS) to encourage the continued support of the Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC), and to request that ODPH be invited to provide input into NRC’s strategic planning process.

This is the response from MHPS

Communications 2011 Executive letter of support response letter Public Executive

ODPH Letter regarding PHNCAC

ODPH commends the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport, and the Chronic Disease Prevention Managers for recognizing the need to examine issues related to public health nutrition capacity in Ontario. We recognize there are health units across the province where recruitment and retention of public health nutritionists and public health dietitians are problematic. The letter makes several recommendations which include having an ODPH representative on the Public Health Nutritionist Capacity Advisory Committee (PHNCAC).

Communications 2010 November Executive response letter Public Executive

ODPH Letter to Food Directorate re: caffeine regulations

On behalf of the Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH), we are writing to the Food Directorate to express our concerns about the introduction of caffeine and caffeine citrate in non-cola carbonate beverages (i.e., carbonated soft drinks) and to urge labelling regulations, should this change in current caffeine formulation regulations occur.

Communications 2010 June response letter Public Executive

Letter to Minister Aglukkaq regarding leadership in protecting children from commercial marketing at the World Health Assembly a

ODPH urges the Minister to champion the health and well-being of children in the World Health Assembly talks, and enact strong measures in Canada to protect children from commercial marketing, including the three-quarters of Canadian children living outside of Quebec who do not have the benefit of that province’sConsumer Protection Act.

Communications 2010 May Executive response letter Public Executive
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